Is it a good idea to put a property in my (young) child’s name?

Maybe, possibly not – but there are three big categories of things to think about:  estate issues, tax consequences and the warm, squishy, family stuff. Kids, you know.  Rule number one is to get…

What recourse does my employer have if I skip work to attend a protest?

In light of the overwhelming environmental concerns that the public has and what appears to be relative inaction by the government, many feel that they have no choice but to head to the streets to…

Can I claim adult child maintenance?

An order for a parent to pay maintenance for an adult child is still rare. However, today’s children over the age of 18 are finding the road to financial independence harder and therefore adult child…

What legal recourse do I have if my employer does not pay me on time?

Accepting employment comes with the ordinary expectation that as an employee, you will get paid. In entering into any form of work, be it as an at-will employee, or a contractor, one of the main…

I’m a business owner or investor. What’s the best way for me to migrate to Australia?

If you are a business owner or an investor with a history of success, there may be several ways for you to migrate to Australia. Which suits you best will depend on the details of your situation, so…

I am selling my business. Will I need to train the new owners?

The short answer is “Maybe.” It all depends on what the contract of sale requires. The real issue is what you want to negotiate for in that contract. It will likely be drafted by your solicitor.…